On Wednesday 8th October Erasmus Darwin House are thrilled to be able to host its fifth annual lecture day.
Three eminent speakers, Marion Roberts, Sally Hoban and Kate Iles will cover a variety of topics under the title - ‘Women in Art, Literature & Industry in Georgian Britain’.
Speakers come from such organisations as the Birmingham Assay Office and topics include such delights as ‘Enlightened Ladies: 18th & early 19th Century Women Artists’, Lunaticks & their Ladies – The Wives & daughters of the Lunar Society and Anna Seward: A Woman of Ability and some Renown’.
One of the museums own volunteers will round off the day with a light presentation on tea drinking in the 18th century.
Alison Wallis, Curator of the museum, said “These days have been particularly fascinating and popular. We are always amazed by the knowledge out there and the speakers we are able to secure for the day. I’m very excited about this years theme and I think it is something our guests will enjoy”.
The day will include light refreshments and lunch and is priced at £25 per ticket.
Spaces are limited so please call 01543 306260 to book a ticket.
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